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A three-year-old boy at his Jefferson County home finds a loaded gun and shoots himself

A three-year-old boy at his Jefferson County home finds a loaded gun and shoots himself

A 3-year-old boy has been charged with firstdegree murder in Forestdale.

According to Deputy Chief David Agee, Jefferson County Sheriff's office received a 911 call at 8:30 p.m. Friday and responded to the 500 block of Roanoke Street.

The boy was taken to the hospital before being diagnosed with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Agee said the initial report is that the boy had found a family member's loaded gun and shot himself accidentally.

The investigation is ongoing.

The boy is the second child in Jefferson County to shoot himself this week after discovering a family member's weapon.

Authorities announced the arrests of his mother, 23-year-old Krishana Danyell Small, in their Hueytown home on Tuesday.

After requesting a $30,000 bond, she was booked into the Jefferson County Jail.

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